Category «Education»

Elevating Training Effectiveness: Exploring the Factors in the Learner’s Environment that Influence Training Transfer

In today’s work environment, factors that support the transfer or learning from the training room to the job are sometimes absent. Leaders hold the key to ensuring the commonly missed factors are present, securing the value of the training program and successful attainment of business goals. Authors: Michael E. Summers Link: https://doi.org/10.28945/4825 Cite as: Summers, …

A Seven-Step Framework for Encouraging Deeper Learning in Business Education

This essay examines what is necessary for business school professors to encourage deeper learning in their students. Business faculty (and academia in general) are improving student involvement by using pedagogies of engagement (e.g., problem-based learning, team-based learning, POGIL) or integrating techniques that improve engagement (e.g., flipped classes, reflective writing).

The Impact of War on U.S. Army Leader Self-Development Domain in the Early 21st Century

The past 19 years of war have impacted the U.S. Army in countless ways. One is arguably on its most precious capability—its officer leaders. As the Army rose to war-related challenges, it did so at leader-development costs. Little time, focus, and a battle environment left developing others and oneself low on the list of priorities.

Influences of Decisions and Outcomes on Organizational Identity and Sustainable Viability in Small, Private, Nonprofit, Mission-focused Higher Education Institutions

Achieving institutional relevance, distinctiveness, and affordability among present and future stakeholders determines sustainable viability for small, private, nonprofit higher education institutions. Actionable findings are discussed and a conceptual framework for decision-making is presented.

What Factors Impact Financial Behavior Other than Financial Literacy?

In Huston’s (2010) framework regarding financial literacy, she provides the following conceptual model (Fig 1). This model, which is widely accepted within the research on financial literacy since 2010, reveals that while financial literacy is certainly part of the story influencing financial behavior, it is not the whole story.

Case Study: The Most Effective Career Training Programs for a Workforce Board

Funds spent in workforce development should result in employment opportunities for incumbent workers. This study researched effective training programs for employment in four of the most relevant industries in the northeastern United States.

The Value of a Consortium to an ERP Implementation

Enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems are critical to college operations, but can be challenging for colleges to implement. Consortia present a unique solution to address gaps in their expertise and the skills needed to achieve a successful ERP.

A Qualitative Approach to Understanding Adoption or Resistance of Long-standing Belief Systems within the Equine Industry

Long-standing belief systems are embedded both culturally and historically within the equine industry. A new belief system has been introduced into this industry causing friction to the traditional beliefs. The interviews under analysis are in pursuance of uncovering the possible reasons why people are resisting change or adopting a new belief system.